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New Police Oversight Gains Traction

Portland’s City Council has voted to add a measure to the ballot this November that would create a new independent ...

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Federal Police to Leave Portland

Federal agents who have clashed with protesters in Portland will begin a “phased withdrawal” from the city, Gov. Kate Brown ...

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Biden Vows Agenda to Fight Inequality

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised Tuesday that his economic agenda would combat long-standing racial inequalities as he sought to ...

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Protestors File Suit over Police Tactics

The complaint argues that while federal law allows federal officials to protect federal property, the heavily militarized agents who have ...

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County Opening Dialogue on Systemic Racism

The sessions come after Council Chair Eileen Quiring said last month that she does not believe systemic racism exists in ...

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Another Violent Night at U.S. Courthouse

The U.S. agents repeatedly fired what appeared to be tear gas, flash bangs and pepper balls before dawn to clear ...

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Wall of Moms Enter Fray

A wall of moms forming a human shield to protect protesters is gaining strength in Portland in response to the ...

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ACLU Blasts Unlawful Detainments

“Usually when we see people in unmarked cars forcibly grab someone off the street we call it kidnapping. The actions ...

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Black Leader Hired as Assistant Chief

Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell Wednesday promoted Mike Leasure, a black officer with command experience and a community volunteer who ...

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Another Riot Declared at Police Protest

For the second time in two weeks, a protest Monday night outside a police union office on North Lombard Street ...

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Nonlethal Shooting Escalates Unrest

Mayor says U.S. Marshals Service is investigating after a protester was hospitalized in critical condition over the weekend after being ...

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On the Front Lines for Change

A local father who lost his son to a police shooting is leading a group of families like his to ...

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Protest Damages Assailed as Setback

Advocates for Portland’s African American community joined black leaders in law enforcement to speak out against the violence, vandalism and ...

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Troopers Make Peace with Governor

Gov. Kate Brown sat down with Oregon State troopers on Friday just two days after they were recorded on survelliance ...

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Police Accountability Bills Only a Beginning

The Portland branch of the NAACP applauds policy accountability bills passed in the Legislature’s historic special session last week